Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 146 104 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.40% 9.22% 10.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.32% 49.06% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 143 86 106
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.28% -22.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,625
90th Percentile £63,250 £56,875 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 212 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.51% 18.79% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 191 163 207
Somerset median annual salary £38,300 £37,738 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.49% +0.63% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -9 39 £48,750 +74.11% 21
Yeovil +15 32 £38,300 -14.89% 3
Portishead - 22 £37,035 -
Street +13 19 £52,500 +66.67% 1
Taunton +23 17 £38,187 +17.50% 2
Clevedon -1 7 £25,000 -23.08% 4
Minehead 0 4 £50,000 - 1
Bridgwater -2 3 £30,800 +2.67% 1
Shepton Mallet - 1 £62,500 - 1
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 87 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.30%) Software Engineering
3 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
4 41 (28.08%) Python
5 40 (27.40%) Linux
5 40 (27.40%) Security Cleared
6 37 (25.34%) Java
7 36 (24.66%) Finance
8 33 (22.60%) C++
9 32 (21.92%) Windows
9 32 (21.92%) OO
9 32 (21.92%) Aerospace
10 31 (21.23%) C#
10 31 (21.23%) Unit Testing
11 30 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (19.18%) Analytics
12 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (18.49%) Time Management
14 26 (17.81%) Mentoring
14 26 (17.81%) Tactical Data Link
14 26 (17.81%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (16.44%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.75%) UML
16 23 (15.75%) OOD
17 22 (15.07%) SDLC
18 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
18 21 (14.38%) SQL
18 21 (14.38%) Management Information System
18 21 (14.38%) Marketing
19 20 (13.70%) Pair Programming

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.53%) Apache
2 5 (3.42%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.42%) Tornado
3 4 (2.74%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.96%) Azure
2 12 (8.22%) AWS
3 9 (6.16%) Office 365
4 7 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.79%) SaaS
5 6 (4.11%) IaaS
6 4 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.74%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.74%) Serverless
7 3 (2.05%) GCP
8 2 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.81%) Tactical Data Link
2 9 (6.16%) Firewall
2 9 (6.16%) NAS
2 9 (6.16%) Network Security
2 9 (6.16%) SAN
3 8 (5.48%) DNS
4 7 (4.79%) HTTP
4 7 (4.79%) LAN
4 7 (4.79%) WAN
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (4.11%) IP Telephony
5 6 (4.11%) VLAN
6 2 (1.37%) DHCP
6 2 (1.37%) PABX
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) Big Data
2 9 (6.16%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.79%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.74%) Power BI
6 2 (1.37%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.68%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.53%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.48%) GitLab
4 8 (5.48%) Subversion
5 7 (4.79%) MSTest
5 7 (4.79%) NUnit
6 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.11%) Eclipse RCP
6 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.11%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 36 (24.66%) Finance
2 32 (21.92%) Aerospace
3 21 (14.38%) Marketing
4 14 (9.59%) Military
5 5 (3.42%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Games
7 2 (1.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Police
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (32.88%) Software Engineer
2 29 (19.86%) Developer
3 17 (11.64%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (10.27%) Junior
4 15 (10.27%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Python Engineer
5 13 (8.90%) Python Software Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Data Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Senior Data Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Architect
10 8 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) .NET
1 20 (13.70%) CSS
1 20 (13.70%) HTML
2 12 (8.22%) .NET Core
3 11 (7.53%) JSP
3 11 (7.53%) Middleware
4 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.48%) React
6 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.79%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (4.79%) Entity Framework
6 7 (4.79%) REST
7 6 (4.11%) HTML5
8 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.74%) D3.js
9 4 (2.74%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (2.74%) Node.js
10 3 (2.05%) Spring
10 3 (2.05%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.38%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.27%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.79%) BBC
5 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.42%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.74%) User Experience
8 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Linux
2 32 (21.92%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.30%) Software Engineering
3 42 (28.77%) Computer Science
4 32 (21.92%) OO
5 31 (21.23%) Unit Testing
6 30 (20.55%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (19.18%) Analytics
8 27 (18.49%) Time Management
9 26 (17.81%) Mentoring
10 23 (15.75%) OOD
10 23 (15.75%) UML
11 22 (15.07%) SDLC
12 20 (13.70%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (13.70%) Pair Programming
12 20 (13.70%) Use Case
13 19 (13.01%) Systems Engineering
14 16 (10.96%) DevOps
14 16 (10.96%) Machine Learning
15 15 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (10.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.08%) Python
2 37 (25.34%) Java
3 33 (22.60%) C++
4 31 (21.23%) C#
5 24 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 21 (14.38%) SQL
7 18 (12.33%) C
8 11 (7.53%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.74%) Go
11 4 (2.74%) Groovy
11 4 (2.74%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.74%) Rust
11 4 (2.74%) Scala
12 3 (2.05%) Clojure
13 2 (1.37%) ES6
14 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (8.22%) Master's Degree
4 11 (7.53%) MCSE
4 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.11%) CCIE
6 6 (4.11%) CCNP
7 3 (2.05%) PhD
8 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.37%) CCNA
8 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) GDPR
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) Docker
3 9 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Kubernetes
1 9 (6.16%) SCCM
1 9 (6.16%) SCOM
1 9 (6.16%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.42%) Ansible
3 4 (2.74%) Rancher
3 4 (2.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) 3PAR
3 8 (5.48%) Cisco
4 7 (4.79%) HP
4 7 (4.79%) IBM
4 7 (4.79%) Symantec
4 7 (4.79%) Veritas
5 6 (4.11%) F5
5 6 (4.11%) FireEye
5 6 (4.11%) Infoblox
5 6 (4.11%) Juniper
5 6 (4.11%) Tableau
6 4 (2.74%) VMware
7 3 (2.05%) Google
8 2 (1.37%) Nortel
8 2 (1.37%) Panasonic
8 2 (1.37%) Red Box
8 2 (1.37%) Siemens
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle
9 1 (0.68%) SAP